Jamie Gentry

Jamie Gentry

Doctoral Advisor: Lars Willnat

M.A., Mass Communication, University of Florida
B.A., Journalism, University of West Florida 

Areas of Research: News media trust, misinformation and fact-checking


Gentry, J. (December 2023). Transparency in Journalistic Fact-checking: A Content Analysis of YouTube Commenter Skepticism of COVID-19 Corrections, Presentation. Society for Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.


Jamie Gentry is a quantitative researcher focused on news media trust, misinformation and fact-checking. She’s interested in why individuals trust messages and the role of journalists play in public discourse. Jamie came to research after working as a newspaper journalist and editor at an independent paper in northwest Florida.